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Matter-wave interference

Nanomechanical answer to Einstein

Quantum mechanical wave interference of massive molecules at an atomically thin grating sheds new light on an old question.

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Figure 1: Matter-wave interference of phthalocyanine molecules at a nanopatterned grating of single-layer graphene.
Figure 2: Atomically thin carbon gratings for large-molecule interferometry.

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Treutlein, P. Nanomechanical answer to Einstein. Nature Nanotech 10, 832–833 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2015.241

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